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- (dated, formal) A somewhat formal greeting generally used between sunrise and sunset.
- Good day, gentlemen.
- Synonym: g'day (Australia)
- c. 1598–1600, William Shakespeare, “As You Like It”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act IV, scene i], page 200:
- Good day, and happineſſe, deere Roſalind.
- (dated, formal) A dismissal; sometimes used to express annoyance.
- Perhaps another time. Good day.
- 2012, Mike Cerrone; Bobby & Peter Farrelly, The Three Stooges, spoken by Carbunkle (Ray Collins):
- This is an invitation-only party! Now, good day!
greeting between sunrise and sunset